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World IN BRIEF : CAMBODIA : Khmer Rouge Shells Kill Peace Marchers

May 02, 1994|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Two people on a peace march in northwestern Cambodia were killed by Khmer Rouge shelling and nine others were briefly detained by the guerrilla forces, march organizers in Phnom Penh said. They identified the dead as a 67-year-old Buddhist monk, Suy Sonn, and a nun, Yieychii Voeung, 55, both from nearby Battambang. The organizers said six foreigners and three Cambodians were detained by the Khmer Rouge but all were later freed.

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